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Course syllabus 1_DAU1_AU - Architecture and Art History I (FA - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Course unit code: 1_DAU1_AU
Course unit title: Architecture and Art History I
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Architecture and Urban Design - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Architecture and Urban Design (study in English) - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
The requirements for receiving credit are as follows: attendence, written exam and meeting the criteria for mandatory participation on lectures in accordance with the Study code of FA STU.
The activity and work of student during seminars is graded throuought the semester and it accounts for 25% of the grade.
Student that will not receive at least 14 points will not receive credit for this subject. The written exam accounts for 75% of grade.
To receive credit for this subject student needs to earn 56% of all possible points.
The final grade is based on the classification scale of Study code of FA STU.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will gain knowledge of history of medieval architecture and art in the background of wider social and cultural development. He can define the reasons that lead to creation of styles and periods with their characteristics. Those styles include sacral and secular architecture from Christian antiquity through the Byzantine, Islamic, Romanesque and Gothic era. He can evaluate the unique contribution of medieval architecture in Slovakia in the context of events in central Europe and regard to regional specifics.
Course contents:
- Early Christian Architecture, antique heritage, birth of the medieval civilization.
- Byzantine Architecture, Islamic Architecture and Preromanesque era in Europe.
- Great Moravian Architecture and Preromanesque Architecture in Slovakia.
- Early Christian, Byzantine and Preromanesque Art.
- Romanesque architecture, regional specificities and schools.
- Gothic style in the context of the European cultural and social evolution.
- Medieval Architecture in Slovakia.
- Romanesque and Gothic Art.
Recommended or required reading:
ŠOLTÉSOVÁ, D. -- POHANIČOVÁ, J. -- LUKÁČOVÁ, E. Dejiny architektúry a umenia stredoveku : Kresťanská antika, predrománska, románska, gotická architektúra a umenie. Komárno: KT Komárno, 2003. 158 p. ISBN 80-8056-366-7.
POHANIČOVÁ, J. -- MORAVČÍKOVÁ, H. Architektúra na Slovensku. Stručné dejiny. Bratislava: Slovart, 2005. ISBN 80-8085-079-8.

BURAN, D. Gotika. Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia. Bratislava: Slovart, 2003. 879 p.
KOCH, W. Evropská architektura. Praha: Ikar, 1998. 551 p. ISBN 80-7202-388-8.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 692

19,5 %21,8 %24,3 %18,5 %14,5 %1,4 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. arch. Patrik Baxa (instructor) - slovak
prof. Ing. arch. Jana Pohaničová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Mgr. Danica Šoltésová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Last modification: 30. 4. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. arch. Jana Pohaničová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.

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